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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2005 Vol.6 No.12 P.1374-1378


Application of electrical capacitance tomography for imaging industrial processes

Author(s):  Dyakowski Tom

Affiliation(s):  School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Corresponding email(s):   t.dyakowski@manchester.ac.uk

Key Words:  Electrical tomography, Fluidization, Pneumatic conveying, Bubble columns

Dyakowski Tom. Application of electrical capacitance tomography for imaging industrial processes[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2005, 6(12): 1374-1378.

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electrical tomography is, in certain cases, the most attractive method for real imaging of industrial processes, because of its inherent simplicity, rugged construction of the tomographer and high-speed capability. This paper presents examples illustrating applications of electrical tomography for imaging fluidized beds, bubble columns and pneumatic conveyors. electrical tomography opens up new ways for processing, imaging and modelling multi-phase flows as shown by 2D and 3D images illustrating the various types of flow morphology.

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